Dec 29, 2012 11:30pm EST
the keystone oil pipeline, and new revelations of a coal-fired plant. jackson is expected to step down as president obama has a state of the union address. >> the president of the nra is weighing in on david gregory and his decision to put a high capacity ammunition clip on meet the press, which also caught the attention of d.c. police. >> there are two lessons don't ask the government what is legal and what is not legal because half the people don't know, and second that is a silly felony. >> it is illegal to have the high ammunition high capacity ammunition clip in the district. they say the incident demonstrates how outdated some gun laws are. a local man who has spent years on death row could soon be out of prison. >> the case has been ongoing for years, and now his mother says finally her son could soon be free. our northern virginia bureau chief has more on the newfound hope for the family. >> he has missed the last putt 12 christmases. >> this time, terry steinberg hopes that her son, who has sat in solitary confinement on death row 11 years will be free. she was shot after she
Dec 30, 2012 7:00am EST
at president obama's cabinet for his second term. our guest is white house reporter david jackson. been a look at what is next for iraq with my coat -- then a look at what is next for iraq with michael gordon. ♪ host: good morning. it is sunday, december 30, 2012. we are less than 48 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff leaders have been working for the weekend to craft a compromise that can be agreed to before midnight tomorrow. it is now all but certain that any deal will be a far cry from the grand bargain that many leaders once imagined. as we take you through all the latest on the "washington journal," we would like to hear what you would like to say to congressional leaders on this 11th hour deal. what tax and spending issues do need included in any compromise. republicans, your number is -- democrats -- independents -- if you are outside the u.s. -- you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media sites, twitter, facebook, or e- mail us. a very good morning to you. taking to the latest headlines on the fiscal cliff. i will run a few -- through a few
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
down a hill and fell through the thin ice of jackson lake. those who tried to save him fell into the freezing water. >> it turned into a total disaster. people falling in trying to save him and in themselves. >> that is the voice of her husband. >> by through the rope out. it was about 7 feet short of getting to him. we noticed he did not know how to swim. we observed him go under three times. >> more people went on to the fragile ice, including children. then another attempt. the man who tried to save him as well. inner tubes and selds. finally, rope to pull them to shore. >> it does not get cold enough for anyone to be on the ice. they are fortunate everybody came out alive. it was hard to watch. >> still ahead on 11 news, the countdown is on for the big new year's eve party. baltimore is getting ready for its fireworks show. >> it was windy and cold. we do have rain and snow in the forecast. we will show you that in a few minutes. partly cloudy skies, 36 of the airport. stay tuned. the weather is next grade if you have high blood pressure and get a cold get coricidin hbp.
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
into a national. >> and rodney got to meet jackson and gonzalez this year, but he has a bigger goal of meeting a family and -- >> they will think about adopting me. >> that's what all of our wednesday's children are hoping for, and they take those hopes now into a new year. >> everything will be in peace, and we're not going to be at war and i will have a family in a house. >> i will have something that i always wanted, and a family gives you that, and i can come home, and i go off to college or work and then want to come back for a family dinner, it's something, i belong to them, they can't disown me. >> if you have room in your heart and home for these kids or another child waiting please call our special line, 1-882-adopt me. >> knockout kids. they are wonderful. wonderful. can you only hope. >> it's always hard for us to follow-up on the segments because they are so heart wrenching. so everybody, you have to dress really warmly. you saw what happens outside. it's cold and it's windy, and the new year is looking kind of cold, too. i have all the details coming [ whistling ] come on, kid. i'
Dec 30, 2012 6:00am EST
, her album topped the billboards, and that has not happened since michael jackson's "thriller." >> it's like there's a bunch of trees normal height, and then there's a redwood, and that redwood is adele. >> we know you are wondering what happened to gang upl style. >> yeah, i did. >> it was released too late to make a mark. so maybe for 2013 we can have more of that. >> i have seen that he has been acting a lot. he may be crossing that line. >> it will be interesting who is the one-hit wonder of this year, and make it over to next year. >> and three of the top were all web related or got notoriety or became popular through the web, and sy is the same thing. >>> dress for the 20s today, guys, and i don't see any rain or snow in the 7-day forecast. >>> and that's going to do it for hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a